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National Compensation Survey - Wages


Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
About the Occupational Classification System Manual MOG A—Professional Occupations
Engineers, Architects, and Surveyors
Exclude Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (A058).
Research, plan, and design building projects such as parks, highways, subdivisions, private residences, office buildings, theaters, public buildings, factories, and other structures, and organize services necessary for construction. Consult with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements, and provide information regarding costs, designs, materials, equipment, and estimated building time. Prepare sketches of proposed project for clients. Write specifications and prepare scale and full size drawings and other contract documents for use by building contractor and craftworkers. May specialize in a particular type of structure or project. 

Last modified: October 16, 2001